Sarah MacMillan

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P.E.I. apartment building permit values triple

P.E.I.'s construction industry can expect to continue to be busy in the coming months as the value of building permits issued in the province is still climbing dramatically.

Charges filed against P.E.I. Liberals and Greens over provincial election signs

The P.E.I. Liberal Association and the Green Party of P.E.I. have been charged under the province's Election Expenses Act.

Commuters can expect delays on Hillsborough Bridge for 6 to 8 weeks

People who drive across the Hillsborough Bridge should prepare for a slower commute, with one of the bridge's four lanes set to be closed for six to eight weeks. 

New app-only taxi company starts up in Charlottetown

If you want to book a ride with P.E.I. Online Taxi, there's no dispatcher you can call. The new taxi company in Charlottetown does all bookings through an app, which allows customers to track their ride in real-time on a map.

More than 200 registrations for P.E.I. disaster assistance after Dorian

More than 200 people and businesses have registered with the Canadian Red Cross as the first step in applying to the province's Disaster Financial Assistance Program.

Lack of affordable housing in eastern P.E.I. explored in new Rotary Club report

Access to housing in eastern P.E.I. is becoming more strained as housing prices increase, the population grows and supply decreases, according to a report released Wednesday by the Rotary Club of Montague.

Greta Thunberg's UN speech 'mirrored how a lot of kids are feeling,' say P.E.I. teens

On P.E.I., students are watching as 16-year-old Greta Thunberg shares her message on a global stage — urging world leaders to take immediate action to fight climate change. 

UPEI inviting Islanders to take a walk with a doctor

Islanders who are interested in being more active, or have health care questions they want to discuss are invited to do both at once, at a new monthly event at UPEI.

Elizabeth May supports P.E.I. Green candidates at rally in Charlottetown

About 200 Green Party supporters filled a room at the Confederation Centre of the Arts in Charlottetown on Monday night, for a campaign rally with federal party leader Elizabeth May. 

Habitat for Humanity P.E.I. aims to connect with LGBTQ community through first 'rainbow build'

Dustin Pound hasn't used a hammer in "quite some time," but on a sunny Friday morning, he put his hands to work, helping to build a house in Harrington, P.E.I.

P.E.I. tourists thankful to anonymous Islander who returned lost cash

A man visiting P.E.I. for a cycling trip says he is blown away by the "kindness of Islanders," after nearly $300 in lost cash made its way back to him.

P.E.I. woman calling on province to cover costly cancer drug

Norma Lewis's cancer has changed and spread — and the Island woman is hoping a different, but expensive cancer drug, might help her. The problem is, it's not covered by the province.

Some on Lennox Island 'back to Square 1' after lobster frozen for winter lost

For Leslie Labobe, it was a long five days as he waited for power to be restored to his home in Lennox Island, P.E.I., following post-tropical storm Dorian.

P.E.I. Greens release housing strategy, say government not doing enough

As stories of P.E.I.'s housing crisis make headlines, the Island's Official Opposition has released its own housing strategy — outlining ways to address immediate housing needs, and plan for the future.

Charlottetown council votes to make way for apartments in Parkdale

Charlottetown city council has taken the first step toward rezoning a vacant property on Palmers Lane, going against planning board advice.